Smokejumpers have chosen a career that calls for them to run into places that others are told to run away from. These brave people parachute into forest fires to battle dangerous blazes. Readers discover what it takes to follow this career path through exciting text, a clear graphic organizer, and eye-catching fact boxes. Vibrant photographs of smokejumpers at work show reader the danger and thrill of this career up close. What kind of training is needed in order to become a smokejumper? Readers will enjoy finding the answers to this and many more questions about smokejumpers.